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Street Address 2314 University Avenue West, Suite 10
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Phone 800-764-8166 ext. 111
Grades Served 9-12
Enrollment # 223
District # 4150
Congressional District 4
Legislative District 66A
Authorizer Pillsbury United Communities

Board of Directors

9 Board Members- No Majority -  5 Community Members, 1 Parent and 3 Teachers - Board Elections held in May

Programmatic Focus

Nationally accredited with four strong commendations, MNOHS is a creative, connected online school for students who need a flexible schedule. With a 10.5:1 student-teacher ratio, we get to know each student and encourage all to expect joy in learning.


The mission of Minnesota Online High School is to engage, inspire, and educate the whole student for an options-rich future through a challenging, flexible, teacher-developed curriculum; with the encouragement of responsive faculty and staff; within a creative and supportive learning community.


Opened Fall, 2005

Awards & Recognition

2022 Semi-Finalist for the First Annual Building Hope Impact Awards, in the category of Student Empowerment
2021 Bush Foundation Student-Centered Learning Grant
2020 NoVo Foundation SEL (Social Emotional Learning) in Action Award
2020 Minnesota Department of Education SEL Communities of Practice Grant
2019 Novo Foundation SEL Grant to support our Peer Leaders program
2018 AdvancED Re-accreditation
2017 Bush Foundation school redesign planning grant
2017 Minnesota Association of Charter Schools Innovation Award in New Forms of Accountability for Schools
MDE School Finance Award, 2006-2021
Minnesota Excellence in Collaboration Award from the 2016 Minnesota eLearning Summit
2016 Minnesota Department of Education Support Our Students grant
2021, 2016 and 2014 Synergy and Leadership Exchange Promising Practices Award
2014 CommonSense Media Certified School
2014 Starfish 360 Awards Honorable Mention
2013: National Accreditation from NCA/AdvancED with four strong commendations
2008: EDS Technology Award for introducing Fathom Dynamic Data Software into the MNOHS math and science curriculum


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Elissa Raffa, Executive Director


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